Swim Lessons

The City of Abilene proudly presents Swim Lessons at Adventure Cove!

Join Pirate Pete and his band of misfits as we learn how to be safe in, around, and beside the water.

Lessons are taught by Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructors and each 8-day session costs only $45 per participant. 

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The 2022 season will include four separate sessions lasting two weeks Tuesday - Friday. 


Session 1: June 7th - 17th

Session 2: June 21st - July 1st

Session 3: July 12th - 22nd

Session 4: July 25th - August 5th

  1. Preschool Swim Lessons
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If you have any questions about what level your child should register for, please email shelia.kieser@abilenetx.gov

Splish Splash, learning to swim is more than taking a bath! 


Preschool swim lessons familiarize children ages 3-4 with the aquatic environment & help them acquire basic aquatic skills. American Red Cross Preschool Lessons follow Learn-to-Swim Levels 1-3 in a developmentally appropriate environment. 

  • Entering the Water 

  • Arm & Leg Actions

  • Breath Control

  • Assisted Floating 

Preschool Swim Lesson Schedule


Session 1
Jun7 - Jun17

Session 2
Jun21 - Jul1

Session 3
Jul12 - Jul22

Session 4
Jul25 - Aug5

8:30am

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If you have any questions about what level your child should register for, please email shelia.kieser@abilenetx.gov

Swimming with friends is fun! 


Level 1 & 2 swim lessons orient students over the age of 5 to the aquatic environment and help them develop positive attitudes, safe practices around water, & acquire aquatic skills: 

  • Bobbing underwater

  • Retrieving Objects

  • Floating

  • Combined Arm & Leg Actions

Level 1 & 2 Swim Lesson Schedule

  Session 1
Jun7 - Jun17
Session 2
Jun21 - Jul1

Session 3
Jul12 - Jul22

Session 4
Jul25 - Aug5

8:30am

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  1. Level 3 Swim Lessons
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If you have any questions about what level your child should register for, please email shelia.kieser@abilenetx.gov

It’s time to jump in and make waves! 


 Level 3 swim lessons build on previous water knowledge for students over the age of 5 who have passed Level 2 lessons. Students begin swimming short distances while focusing on different techniques:

  • Front Crawl

  • Elementary Backstroke

  • Breaststroke

  • Floating on back

  • Changing Directions

Level 3 Swim Lesson Schedule

  Session 1
Jun7 - Jun17
Session 2
Jun21 - Jul1

Session 3
Jul12 - Jul22

Session 4
Jul25 - Aug5

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